In MEP 3.0, MapR introduces additional security mechanisms for Spark with the Spark SQL Thrift JDBC (Spark Thrift) server. MapR-SASL and Kerberos are supported:
- For JDBC connections into Spark Thrift server
- Between Spark and Hive metastore
For more information, see Spark SQL Thrift Server in the 5.2.1 MapR user documentation.